ODESSA -- Mike was born Dec. 4, 1960, in Odessa. He passed away Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999 at Medical Center Hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church with the Revs. Melvin L. Warren of First Baptist Church and Craig Martindale of St. Andrew Cumberland Presbyterian Church officiating.
Mike W. Nelson was a lifelong resident of Odessa. He attended Permian High School and worked as a roughneck. He enjoyed being outdoors and especially fishing. He married Luz Divina Galindo on May 7, 1994, in Ector County. He was a member of First Baptist Church. His passion was to win souls for the Lord and to help those less fortunate.
Survivors include his wife, Divina Nelson of Odessa; parents, Kay and Mary Nelson of Odessa; his brother, Larry Nelson of Odessa; his daughter, Juliet Galindo; father-in-law, Andy Galindo; grandchildren, Ricky Carrera III and Ramon Carrera; brother-in-laws, Eleno, Johnny and Ray Galindo,all of Odessa.